Latest Sjögren's syndrome Stories

2013-09-19 23:02:21

Certain procedures are often looked over or unobtainable due to their cost. Half Dental (HD) is attempting to prevent situations of this nature by introducing a new special offer for patients in need of specific procedures. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 HD are experts in full mouth restoration in St. George. Their experienced professionals provide their patients with quality customer care as well as a satisfied and beautiful smile. The staff is trained to provide these...

2013-09-05 23:04:05

With the Salimetrics salivary interleukin-6 (IL-6) assay kit, researchers now have an accurate way to measure IL-6 in saliva, aiding studies that examine topics such as oral inflammatory diseases, stress and its effects on health, and the nature of relationships between salivary and circulating inflammatory biomarkers. The new salivary IL-6 assay utilizes Salimetrics reagents that improve the accuracy of results in saliva. State College, PA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Salimetrics has...

2013-08-20 23:24:39

Christenbury Eye Center started offering the Lipiflow® treatment for Evaporative Dry Eye early 2012 and is celebrating its success in helping dry eye patients by offering a $100 rebate for treatments completed between August 15 and September 30, 2013. The Center was the first in the Charlotte region to offer Lipiflow and continues to be the only eye care center in the area to offer this service. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Christenbury Eye Center started offering the...

2013-08-13 23:24:58

Award of a $1.3 Million Dollar Grant for Saliva Stress Test Development Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Oasis Diagnostics® Corporation, a leader in the development and commercialization of oral sample collection systems for nucleic acids, proteins and small molecules for laboratory and point-of-care applications, has secured Phase II Federal funding to complete the development of its rapid, fully quantitative stress test that detects levels of the hormone cortisol in saliva,...

2013-08-09 23:18:52

Choate Eye Associates is the only practice in Tennessee that offers Opt-Align™ technology, which assists in the diagnosis and treatment of computer vision syndrome (CVS). Goodlettsville, TN (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Choate Eye Associates is pleased to announce that it is now using Opt-Align™ technology to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of computer vision syndrome (CVS) and asthenopia (eyestrain). Choate Eye Associates is the only vision correction center in the entire state of...

2013-08-02 23:21:38

Thousands of Sjögren’s patients will evaluate the MedActive® Oral Relief Continuum™. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 MedActive Oral Pharmaceuticals, with help from 3,000 Sjögren’s Foundation members, recently launched a month long Oral Relief Protocol Trial Evaluation to support continued research into xerostomia relief. Xerostomia, commonly referred to as “dry mouth,” is caused by salivary gland dysfunction, one of the symptoms associated with...

2013-08-01 23:01:09

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder and Natures Tears® EyeMist® Inventor Sharon Kleyne Uses Social Media to Find New Customers and React in an Emergency, Especially Firefighters. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Natures Tears® EyeMist, according to inventor Sharon Kleyne, has always advertised that the product helps soothe and humidify eyes irritated by smoke, dust and heat. The humanitarian value of this benefit was confirmed following the September 11, 2001 World Trade...

Evidence Of Serious Disease May Be Found Via Saliva Test
2013-07-30 10:07:33

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study from Malmo University's Faculty of Odontology discovered serious illnesses, such as cancer, leave evidence of their existence in saliva. This new information could lead to future tests that allow for early detection of diseases by using a simple saliva sample. Professor Bjorn Klinge, of the Department of Periodontology said, "An early diagnosis has significant implications for both patients and healthcare." In...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'